In just the last 7 days we have decided that the Betsy Ross flag is offensive, to kick police officers out of Starbucks, boycott Nike (again) Starbucks (again) & now HomeDepot. And to lick Ice Cream at grocery stores & put back in freezer, has everyone gone crazy? a tweet that capsulated the news cycle from Marco Rubio.
Nike spokeswoman Sandra Carreon-John said, “NIKE made the decision to halt distribution of the Air Max 1 Quick Strike Fourth of July based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend and detract from the nation’s patriotic holiday.” Kaepernick, the 49ers quarterback-turned-social justice activist, asked Nike to pass on a Fourth of July sneaker because of its objectionable symbolism. Nike acquiesced even though some product had been sent to retailers.
All over the Betsy Ross American flag and the design of 13 stars that represents the 13 colonies arranged in a circle, and that is where we will start the conversation today! Dennis Santiago is an American Strategist, Philosopher and Patriot, focusing on strategic warfare, asymmetric warfare, arms control and global stability.